Trip Ideas

Candy, Flowers & Romantic Gifts

Sweets for the sweet? Gift your loved one with a box of chocolate, a bag of candy or a bouquet of flowers. For those with a sweet tooth, there are some wonderful chocolatiers or candy vendors to visit. Here are a few inspirations for a classically romantic gift. Euphoria Chocolate Company Eugene's…

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Top Hotel Picks for Valentine's Day

Our chefs, winemakers, and chocolatiers are spicing it up this week in preparation for Valentine’s Day. February 14th is also Oregon's birthday, so raise a glass to our beautiful state while you are celebrating with your sweetheart. Here is a guide to our favorite places to spend the most romantic…

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Best Books to Read in Oregon

If you are packing a book for the plane ride, planning to curl up with a good book in a cozy B&B, or stashing a book in your beach bag for the lake or river...here is a list of great books about Oregon or by Oregon authors. Delve into the diverse stories from and about Oregon's people, places…

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Annual Festivals For 2024

Make this the year you unearth truffles, see Queen Rhododendron crowned or dance to the beat of the Oregon Country Fair drum tower! These fun, one-of-a-kind festivals in the Eugene, Cascades & Coast region are splendid reasons to visit Oregon this year. Oregon Asian Celebration Eugene, TBA 2024…

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Explore Our Communities

Whale Watching at Sea Lion Caves
: Melanie Ryan Griffin

Visit the Eugene, Cascades & Coast Visitor Center in downtown Eugene. Find information on things to do and see in Lane County, purchase park passes and locally-made gifts and souvenirs, and…